Esther Choi: What I Know Now
With a heavy dash of creativity and competitiveness, Esther Choi recently took on five of the world’s most celebrated chefs in a test of ingenuity, endurance, and raw talent on the Netflix series Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend.
Excellence in Orbit
Kenneth Johnson spent 35 years creating spacecraft that have transformed our understanding of planet Earth and the solar system. While he does express pride in every one of those satellite missions, he also takes great satisfaction in a different part of his life’s journey. This one is rooted on solid ground, and it’s still going at full power.
A Lifetime of Impact
Richard W. Roper participated in creating the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), a groundbreaking program launched in 1968 and that today serves students at 42 colleges and universities in New Jersey. EOF, which Roper worked for after graduation, has been instrumental in transforming Rutgers–Newark from a predominantly white institution when Roper was a student to one of the most diverse universities in the nation.